About BRISTOL-BBC-ANCHOR: Innovation Academy gets the BBC working with the Bristol Media community to share knowledge and experience on the key innovations for 2011.From YouView to located media; the latest in graphics; interface design and how the News can be transformed, weâll cover the industry talking-points. Innovation Academy is part of the Bristol-BBC Anchor, and is funded by SWRDA, in collaboration with BBC Academy.
About this workshop seminar podcast: Recorded on: THURSDAY, 31st March 2011
Recording Location: Pervasive Media Studio, Bristol, England Podcast recorded, produced and introduced by: Sam Downie (Dsoundz Media)
Mobile is regarded by most commentators as THE growth area in media, so what is the current state of play, and whatâs coming over the horizon? What IS Pervasive Media? What is the âPervasive Media Cookbookâ ? What is the thought-process behind a App, a Story or a Game?
In this Podcast episode, we hear from Jon Dovey and Dr Constance Fleuriot (from the Pervasive Media Studio, Bristol) who talk about their forthcoming Book âThe PMS Cookbookâ. We also hear about how to think about developing ideas and storyâs â behind todayâs Apps and Pervasive Games. So how do you go about developing the âbackgroundâ to your App or Game? Find out in this 90 minute podcast, recorded in Bristol, UK..
Speaker 1: JON DOVEY
Jon is a leading researcher in the field of interactive media and gaming and spent the first 15 years of his working life in video production, working through the early years of Channel Four as a researcher, editor and eventually as Television Producer. Jonâs recently been appointed to the new Faculty of Creative Arts at University of the West of England with a view to raising the profile of media research there. The vehicle for this will be the Digital Cultures Research Centre, interfacing industry and academia, based at the Pervasive Media Studio.
Speaker 2: Dr Constance Fleuriot
Dr Constance Fleuriot is a Research Associate at the Digital Cultures Research Centre, part of the University of the West of England that is based in the studio. She is working with Jon Dovey on an AHRC funded Knowledge Transfer Fellowship investigating the language, aesthetics and value of pervasive media. She foundedfeatherhouse, an independent content agency specialising in digital, social and pervasive media, which in 2010 launched fashion popcorn, a new network for creative people working in film, fashion and digital media.
Constance was a founding member of staff at the Pervasive Media Studio, working on public engagement projects for the studio, attempting to draw in people of all ages and backgrounds.
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This Seminar is delivered by Bristol Media & BBC Academy for the Bristol-BBC Anchor Project. Itâs funded by South West Regional Development Agency and is in Association with Skillset.